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  1. Five Thoughts: Sharks defensive issues as well as Dany Heatley’s disappearance

    May 23, 2011, 9:15 AM EDT

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    Vancouver Canucks v San Jose Sharks - Game Four

    Five thoughts today looks through the job the Sedins are doing to take advantage of a weaker defense while we wonder aloud about where in the world has Dany Heatley been.

  2. Joe Thornton says he’s “100 percent” and playing in Game 5

    May 23, 2011, 1:53 AM EDT

    Joe Thornton

    While the Sharks have no official update on Joe Thornton’s condition after getting banged up thanks to a hit from Raffi Torres, Thornton’s playing doctor for himself.

  3. Special teams makes the difference for Canucks; Vancouver takes 4-2 win and 3-1 series lead

    May 22, 2011, 6:57 PM EDT

    Alex Burrows, Antti Niemi

    The Sharks and Canucks switched roles from Game 3 to Game 4, as special teams fueled Vancouver’s 4-2 win. San Jose finds themselves down 3-1 in the series with their captain Joe Thornton’s health in question.

  4. Canucks march to the box in first period, lock up Sharks at 0-0

    May 22, 2011, 4:15 PM EDT

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    Antti Niemi, Mason Raymond

    The Canucks survived three penalties in the first period, but will give the Sharks another two minute man advantage to start the second. This post recaps the ups and downs of a scoreless opening frame.

  5. Canucks embarrass Sharks 7-3 to take 2-0 series lead

    May 19, 2011, 1:04 AM EDT

    San Jose Sharks v Vancouver Canucks - Game Two

    Vancouver dominated in Game 2 earning a 7-3 win over a Sharks team that looked slow, frustrated, and dumb all at once.

  6. Sharks hope for more from Dany Heatley, Ryane Clowe and Joe Pavelski

    May 16, 2011, 6:49 PM EDT

    Dany Heatley, Ryane Clowe, Joe Pavelski

    The Sharks are hoping for more from three players in particular: Dany Heatley, Ryane Clowe and Joe Pavelski. How realistic are those requests, though?

  7. Eric Lindros feels rule changes have led to more concussions

    May 10, 2011, 10:36 PM EDT

    Eric Lindros

    Eric Lindros is a guy that knows a thing or two about concussions and he says the NHL’s rule changes have made it more dangerous for concussions.

  8. Joel Ward and Ryan Kesler put on a show, Predators edge Canucks 4-3

    May 8, 2011, 12:04 AM EDT

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    David Legwand, Joel Ward

    Ryan Kesler continues his star/villain turn for the Canucks, but he made way for a co-star tonight, as Joel Ward powered the Predators’ 4-3 win with an outstanding (and surprising) performance.

  9. Canucks GM Mike Gillis complains about penalty calls; Does he have a point?

    Apr 25, 2011, 11:12 PM EDT

    Roberto Luongo

    Canucks GM Mike Gillis called out the officiating in his team’s series against the Blackhawks, pointing out Chicago’s 27-16 advantage in power play opportunities.

  10. Fun with coincidence: Canucks GM Mike Gillis upset over unpenalized hit on Kevin Bieksa

    Apr 25, 2011, 4:30 PM EDT

    Mike Gillis

    Canucks GM Mike Gillis is upset about Bryan Bickell’s hit on Kevin Bieksa that went unpenalized.

  11. Five Thoughts: Alain Vigneault’s crazy gamble; A pair of bad hits make us weary

    Apr 25, 2011, 9:00 AM EDT

    Cory Schneider

    Today’s Five Thoughts center around Alain Vigneault’s wild gamble to go with Cory Schneider instead of Roberto Luongo in Game 6. We’ll also hit on the charmed life of Ben Smith and give our take on a pair of bad hits from yesterday.

  12. The NHLPA hopes to close another loophole on controversial hits

    Apr 24, 2011, 1:27 PM EDT

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    torresstareap

    The NHLPA isn’t happy about Colin Campbell’s explanation beyond the Raffi Torres non-suspension and hopes to close up the baffling behind the net loophole.

  13. Report: Brent Seabrook will play in Game 6 tonight

    Apr 24, 2011, 12:29 PM EDT

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    brentseabrookoutforgame5

    The Blackhawks hope to send their series to an unexpected Game 7 by beating the Canucks again tonight. Brent Seabrook hopes to help them out by returning to action.

  14. Five Thoughts: Chicago’s heart of a champion giving Vancouver deja vu

    Apr 22, 2011, 9:00 AM EDT

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    Alain Vigneault

    Today’s Five Thoughts focuses in on Chicago’s heart of a champion and Vancouver’s ability to look oddly like Canucks teams from the last two years.

  15. Can the Blackhawks follow in the 2010 Flyers’ footsteps by coming back from a 3-0 deficit?

    Apr 22, 2011, 2:24 AM EDT

    Patrick Kane, Corey Crawford, Patrick Sharp

    The Blackhawks are trying to be the fourth team in NHL history to come back from a 3-0 series deficit, but the 2010 Flyers accomplished that goal last year. This post breaks down Chicago’s chances and how their series compares to that Philly turnaround.

  16. Chicago dismantles Vancouver and Roberto Luongo again, bring series deficit down to 3-2

    Apr 22, 2011, 1:29 AM EDT

    Roberto Luongo

    The Blackhawks have embarrassed Roberto Luongo and the Canucks for two straight games, bringing Vancouver’s series lead down to 3-2. Read all about their 5-0 win in this post.

  17. Brent Seabrook will miss his second straight game tonight

    Apr 21, 2011, 6:40 PM EDT

    brentseabrookoutforgame5

    The Blackhawks made some believers in Game 4, but if they want to stay alive in their series against the Canucks, Chicago must win without Brent Seabrook tonight.

  18. Chicago’s John Scott and Vancouver’s Kevin Bieksa amp up the trash talk after Game 4

    Apr 20, 2011, 9:04 PM EDT

    Vancouver Canucks v Chicago Blackhawks - Game Four

    While they haven’t battled each other with fists on the ice, Kevin Bieksa and John Scott are more than happy to battle each other with words off of it.

  19. Five Thoughts: Sharks-Kings game makes history the right way

    Apr 20, 2011, 9:00 AM EDT

    San Jose Sharks v Los Angeles Kings - Game Three

    Five thoughts today might be a bit bleary eyed after staying up late for last night’s incredible Sharks-Kings game from Los Angeles. We think these thoughts are clear.

  20. Are the Blackhawks back in Roberto Luongo’s head after their crushing 7-2 win?

    Apr 19, 2011, 11:20 PM EDT

    Bryan Bickell, Roberto Luongo

    The Blackhawks avoided a sweep in a dramatic way by crushing the Canucks 7-2, but this game poses plenty of other questions. The biggest one might be: how will Roberto Luongo and his teammates respond to such a crushing defeat?

  21. Nothing makes sense: Chris Kunitz and Steve Downie each receive one-game suspensions

    Apr 19, 2011, 2:46 PM EDT

    Steve Downie

    Another day, another baffling set of decisions from NHL disciplinarian Colin Campbell. This time, the Wheel of Justice came up the same for both Steve Downie and Chris Kunitz on very different plays.

  22. Blackhawks face elimination while Kings hope to stay hot against Sharks

    Apr 19, 2011, 10:00 AM EDT

    Jonathan Toews, Kevin Bieksa, Patrick Kane

    The Blackhawks face elimination at home against Vancouver while the Kings look to continue putting a scare into San Jose in Los Angeles.

  23. Five Thoughts: Kunitz and Downie debate; Is Ilya Bryzgalov worn out?

    Apr 19, 2011, 9:00 AM EDT

    Detroit Red Wings v Phoenix Coyotes - Game Three

    More head shots? Yes, more head shots to get loud about. Also, more on the Bruins showing up finally, Brian Boucher’s helpers in Philly, and is Ilya Bryzgalov getting tired?

  24. Penguins hold strong against Lightning, take 2-1 series lead; Kunitz suspension coming?

    Apr 19, 2011, 12:09 AM EDT

    Tyler Kennedy

    Pittsburgh takes a 2-1 series lead in a rough and tumble and occasionally dirty game over Tampa Bay stealing a 3-2 win in Florida. Chris Kunitz’s flying elbow is going to get him in trouble however.

  25. Bruce Boudreau wants review of Marc Staal hit on Mike Green, won’t get it

    Apr 18, 2011, 2:50 PM EDT

    New York Rangers v Washington Capitals

    Bruce Boudreau thinks the Rangers have been targeting Mike Green, especially on a second period hit by Marc Staal. The league decided not to review that check, though.

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